Updated: Aug 24
Rodeo Advocacy Day in Los Angeles, California
On August 15th, Western Justice and other Western Sports Industry Coalition members traveled to Los Angeles, California, to advocate for Rodeo, animal exhibitions, and to educate and inform Los Angeles City Council members about animal welfare and the far-reaching impact of the equipment ban ordinance language.
Engaging with Los Angeles City Council
Our day consisted of directly engaging with nine different Los Angeles City Council offices. We also attended the City Council meeting, where each Western Sports Industry Coalition member addressed the council as a group during the public comment period.
The following are the Western Justice and Western Sports Industry Coalition members who delivered in-person testimony to the Los Angeles City Council during the public meeting:
Scott Dorenkamp - Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
Esteban Escobedo – Federacion Mexicana de Charreria, California
Todd Lavergne – Los Angeles Equine Advisory Committee Member
Randy Savvy – Compton Cowboys
Membership Supports Our Work
It was very productive to meet with the City Council offices in person. While our fight is far from over, we left knowing that positive steps were made. Your Western Justice membership will help us to pay to continue advocating for Rodeo and our Western Heritage, for our in-person trips to the Los Angeles City Council offices, and more.
Please help protect rodeo and animal exhibitions.
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